Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita makes this immortal promise: “Even a little practice of this (meditation and right attitude) will free one from dire fears and colossal sufferings.”

Swami Kriyananda would sometimes give this counsel: Take your worst fear and imagine the worst possible outcome, including death itself. Do this as a kind of creative visualization. See if in your mental exercise you can face the worst case. If you can calmly do so internally you may well find that in reality you can handle just about anything.


Freeing Ourselves of Doubt and Fear

Nayaswami Hassi

Question from Jayaprakashnarayanan v: I have always doubts, Swamiji. Inner fear also is in my mind. These two things make my mind miserable. How can I make my mind peaceful?

How Can I Overcome My Fear?

Nayaswami Seva

Question from Roopa: 2013 one astrologer said to me that for my husband march 2016 is a bad time etc etc This is haunting me. I am not getting concentration during meditation and at night also i feel very tensed. How will i overcome my fear? How can i get in tune with guru so that i can live my life fearless and…

The Best Antidote to Fear

Question from Kavitha: Dear Ananda, Am a KRIYA yoga level 2 practitioner I did love marriage during my marriage time my in-laws referred our horoscope they found that it doesn’t match properly but we did some parikaram from that onwards I used to afraid unnecessary about my husband s safety, later on I involved myself in various yoga and meditations I fould that…

Transmute Fear into Wisdom and Courage

Question from Amlan Mohapatra: Pranam. I have been meditating for 1 month. Sometimes I meditate between the brows and sometimes on the chest center. When I meditate on the chest center, my body gets heated up quickly and a certain kind of fear gripes me. This completely freaks me out. And then I break my meditation. Please guide me as to at which point…

How to Uproot Fears

Nayaswami Anandi

Question from Krishnakripa: How we will uproot fear and Unwanted imginations?


How to Overcome Nervousness in Public Speaking

Nayaswami Jaya

Question from subir: i have fear & nervousness in speaking in groups. its my ego problem i think. i have basically a social relationship problem too. i dont get along with people sometimes. i hesitate meeting with people. it may be my relatives or any one. i want to get rid of this weakness in me. i am 22 now and this feeling…


Fear in Meditation; Mr. Honest and Mr. Sham

Nayaswami Dharmarajan

Question from sachin: i lived all my life according to gita. still i feel afraid inside. especialy if i do any meditation. plz tell me why it is so difficult to live truthfully while false people are thriving.